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  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
chrisflstf

Replies: 4814
Views: 394048

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:29 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2072607.jpg
This is a dope pic

Work shorts!

BTW, he doesn't look young enough for it to be child labor.
^^^ mostly joking about the child labor bit, but ...
  Topic: resistorless rotor for 010/019 distributors
chrisflstf

Replies: 12
Views: 782

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:13 pm   Subject: Re: resistorless rotor for 010/019 distributors
There are lot's of inexpensive high quality replacements for this rotor out there. It was a very common part on Bosch distributors from 1950 until well into the 1970's on many makes.

I personally r ...
  Topic: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
chrisflstf

Replies: 397
Views: 22704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:39 am   Subject: Re: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
From my own experience in cars and electronics, i dont see what difference the comp ratio would have on the box performance, but im curious why it was stated that way, thats all. I would not expect it ...
  Topic: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
chrisflstf

Replies: 397
Views: 22704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:53 am   Subject: Re: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
https://www.onedirt.com/features/crane-cams-responds-to-your-questions-on-ask-the-experts/

https://www.enginelabs.com/engine-tech/ignition-electronics-efi/tech-review-taking-a-quick-look-at-cranes- ...
  Topic: How Hot is Too Hot.
chrisflstf

Replies: 117
Views: 4760

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:50 pm   Subject: Re: How Hot is Too Hot.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1924451.jpg

Maybe take a look at your prv springs
  Topic: #3 Cylinder Not Responding to Carb Adjustments... Help
chrisflstf

Replies: 4
Views: 203

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:48 pm   Subject: Re: #3 Cylinder Not Responding to Carb Adjustments... Help
Swap the idle jet, see if the problem follows.
  Topic: Measuring lifter clearance?
chrisflstf

Replies: 29
Views: 1090

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:27 am   Subject: Re: Measuring lifter clearance?
With the lifter seated in the case and the nose (valve lobe) pointed at the lifter, there needs to be at least .040 clearance between the two. Less than that is an issue. Yes, during running, those 2 ...
  Topic: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
chrisflstf

Replies: 397
Views: 22704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:09 pm   Subject: Re: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
There arent any vw specific wiring diagrams. Only the 4,6,8.cylinder choice. 12v goes to 4 cyl, nothing for 6 cyl and ground for 8 cyl for the cylinder choice wiring. Google for pics
  Topic: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
chrisflstf

Replies: 397
Views: 22704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:14 pm   Subject: Re: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
https://www.onedirt.com/features/crane-cams-responds-to-your-questions-on-ask-the-experts/

https://www.enginelabs.com/engine-tech/ignition-electronics-efi/tech-review-taking-a-quick-look-at-cranes- ...
  Topic: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
chrisflstf

Replies: 397
Views: 22704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:37 am   Subject: Re: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
Most info about the crane hi6n says its for 10 to 14.5 comp ratio. Not many guys running that high compression on the street. Some probably, but not many
  Topic: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
chrisflstf

Replies: 397
Views: 22704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:37 pm   Subject: Re: Chinese MSD Distributor Tips & Tricks + Budget ignition Demo
I would be curious to see what the plugs look like after a few miles with 450MA of juice going thru them. Are there plugs better suited for that kinda load?
  Topic: No Crank End Play
chrisflstf

Replies: 20
Views: 559

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: No Crank End Play
I just put in 2 shims and still no movement, put a third one in and dont have enough movement to measure. I even put an old crank shim in to push the nose of the flywheel out. Still nothing wtf

Add ...
  Topic: No Crank End Play
chrisflstf

Replies: 20
Views: 559

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: No Crank End Play
Put 2 shims in and measure end play. Calc for third shim
  Topic: Carburetor runs fuel after engine turned off
chrisflstf

Replies: 28
Views: 847

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:16 pm   Subject: Re: Carburetor runs fuel after engine turned off
I would start at 3
  Topic: Stupid question about deck height
chrisflstf

Replies: 68
Views: 2824

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:09 am   Subject: Re: Stupid question about deck height
A butt dyno wont answer that but a real dyno can probably measure the diff
  Topic: Help understanding end play/end float
chrisflstf

Replies: 21
Views: 530

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:38 am   Subject: Re: Help understanding end play/end float
I would not say the main bearing is not moving in the case, without putting a dial indicator on it
  Topic: Single cab colour
chrisflstf

Replies: 6
Views: 170

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:55 pm   Subject: Re: Single cab colour
Original color is always a good chose. Check your M code plate for what it was originally
  Topic: 6 Volt coil voltage while cranking
chrisflstf

Replies: 5
Views: 132

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: 6 Volt coil voltage while cranking
If you have a pertronix module, they really dont like low voltage, wont fire
  Topic: What the clutch??
chrisflstf

Replies: 35
Views: 1571

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:20 am   Subject: Re: What the clutch??
It can be overextended if the clutch has been adjusted so too little free play is present
  Topic: clutch breakaway relation to HP
chrisflstf

Replies: 11
Views: 569

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:26 pm   Subject: Re: clutch breakaway relation to HP
Stock pressure plates are rated around 900, 1100 and 1300Lb. The kennedy stage 1 is 1700. Anybody know how much force is exerted on the pressure plate at the throw out bearing contact point?
 
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